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VIDEO: Mom of 2-year-old passes out from apparent overdose at Family Dollar

Distraught child seen screaming, tugging at mother
Posted at 8:43 AM, Sep 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-22 11:49:30-04

A disturbing video of a mother who is suffering from an overdose of drugs inside of a store is going viral.

The video shows the woman's 2-year-old girl dressed in "Frozen" pajamas screaming and tugging at her mother's limp body after she collapsed inside of a Family Dollar store in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

FULL STORY: Video captures mom's apparent overdose at Family Dollar store

The local police department is planning on charging the 36-year-old woman from Salem, New Hampshire, with child endangerment. They believe she overdosed on an oral version of heroin.

The person who took the video did help the little girl but they also shared the video in hopes of alerting people to the dangers of drug usage.

The child is now in protective custody.